“Our copy of the Review arrived, and I needn’t have had any concerns about content – it’s packed with interesting articles and food for thought – proving that there’s more to working archaeology than just the actual excavation work.”
“I consider the experience of grief and bereavement to be one such emotion, even if the ways in which this was processed and navigated varies between individuals and societies.”
‘The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes’ (H6003; Julius Caesar, Act II Scene 2)
“After the snow had finally cleared away, a string of beautiful days followed, one after the other. We decided to go on the second of the walks in the Orphir Hills which we’d earmarked after this one…..”
“In the midst of great change they still need the security and comfort on calling on tradition.” Martin Carruthers Archaeology Institute Orkney College UHI
“an exceptional glass bead was found when Mine Howe was excavated.”
DNA extracted from tooth and bone samples recovered in 2013 were confirmed to be the remains of Warrant Officer John Gregory, engineer aboard HMS Erebus.
The viking grave at Gurness, Mainland, Orkney located where it is now perched perilously close to the edge of the coastline is, remarks Christina Lee, a special link between the old and the new – between the sea and the land.
Orkney has more than its fair share of brochs (aka Iron Age Roundhouses). Some are in a fine state of repair, some, just grassy mounds in the landscape.
“I was very pleased to see on the Ness of Brodgar Trust website, that two sets of greeting cards are now available”